Interest Payable on Nexen's 7.35% Subordinated Notes

Nexen Inc. announces the regular quarterly interest payment on its 7.35% Subordinated Notes due 2043 of US$0.459375 per note, payable February 1, 2008, to note holders of record on January 15, 2008.

The notes are listed for trading on the TSX: NXY.PR.U and the NYSE: NXYPRB.